MySQL DBA - Daily Rate Contract

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6 months rolling
Stelfox Ltd
flag_no Ireland
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Successful Internet Business in Dublin has an immediate requirement for a highly skilled MySQL DBA.
This is a 6 month daily rate rolling contract. Market rates will be paid.
Reporting directly to the Technical Services Manager, you will work as part of the Technical Services team, supporting the development team to deliver a robust, reliable and 99.9% uptime service to their customers.

Role and Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for:-

  • Maintaining the current database infrastructure
  • Monitoring Servers across multiple data-centres
  • Performing query troubleshooting
  • Preparing and running MySQL versions upgrades
  • Acting as a resource for the development team, providing advice on schema changes, best practices and optimization
  • Process review & identifying areas of improvement
  • Backup/restore planning, testing & execution
  • Db aspects of Disaster recovery/Business Continuity planning & execution
  • Database security analysis, implementation & maintenance

Requirements/Qualifications for the role:

  • 3 - 5 years' work experience with MySQL on a DBA level
  • MySQL Certification(s)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and performance tuning skills
  • Familiarity with fail-over and point-in-time recovery
  • Familiarity with monitoring and alerting tools like Nagios/MySQL Enterprise Monitor/Grafana

Strong Understanding of

  • MySQL architecture
  • InnoDB Storage
  • Engineo Replication (asynchronous, semi-synchronous, SSL)
  • GTID
  • Difference between binary log types

Preferred Qualifications, but not mandatory

  • Proficiency with PHP and or Perl.
  • Experience with Ansible.
  • Knowledge of LAMP stack.

For immediate consideration please call.